Hurricane Rita has yet to hit land, but the category five storm has already forced many Texas football teams to scramble for cover. Almost every high school team in Southeast Texas has postponed their games this weekend. Many teams from the East Texas area have been affected as well.
The following is a list of games affected by the storm. This list is being updated as new games are reported:
Klein Forest @ Lufkin - Cancelled
Groveton @ Hull Daisetta - Cancelled
New Waverly @ Grace - Cancelled
Grace had planned to host Groveton, that game has now been Cancelled.
Lovelady @ Chester - Cancelled
LE @ Diboll - Cancelled
Liberty-Eylau vs. Navasota @ TMF Rose Stadium Saturday - Cancelled
Liberty-Eylau had planeed to host Diboll instead, but that has also been canceled.
Kilgore @ Nacogdoches - Moved to Thursday
Palestine @ Tatum - Canceled
Madisonville @ Crockett - Canceled
Trinity @ Timpson - Canceled
Alto @ Cross Roads - Moved to Thursday
Elkhart @ Grapeland - Moved to Thursday
Shelbyville @ Tenaha - Moved to Thursday
Center @ Garrison - Moved to Thursday
Centerville @ Jewett Leon - Moved to Thursday
Franklin @ Teague - Moved to Thursday
Hearne @ Rosebud-Lott - Moved to Thursday
Joaquin @ Cushing - Moved to Thursday
Leverett's Chapel @ Apple Springs - Canceled
Fairfield @ Quinlan Ford - Canceled
Waco La Vega @ Mexia - Canceled
Pittsburg @ Kaufman - Canceled
TJC @ Corsicana - Postponed until November 5
Kilgore @ Blinn - Postponed until November 5
TVCC @ Cisco - Postponed until November 5
Georgia State University @ Texas College - Moved to tonight at R.E. St. John Stadium in Kilgore
TJC canceled men's tennis in Austin.
Navy @ Rice - Moved to October 22
Southern Miss @ Houston - Moved to November 12 or 13 (Houston's game vs. SMU has been moved to November 19)
Texas State @ Texas A&M - Moved to Thursday
UT-Tyler has canceled or postponed all Saturday and Sunday sporting events.